MUSEUM PASSES AT MIDDLETOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
Check out a museum pass just like you would a book to visit several area museums & gardens providing opportunities for learning, leisure, cultural enrichment & fun. Users are responsible for checking the museum's website for the most current information. Go here for a list of free museums in NJ that don't require passes.
Our List of Museums:
Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA: Each pass admits 2 adults & 5 kids in same household.
Battleship New Jersey, Camden, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & 3 children. 2 passes
The Frick Collection, NYC: Each pass admits 1 adult. 2 passes
Garden State Discovery, Cherry Hill, NJ: Each pass admits 6 people.
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ: Each pass admits 4 people. 1 pass
Guggenheim Museum, NYC: Each pass admits 4 adults & any kids under 12. Pass has reciprocal privileges at other museums. Check their website for details.
Independence Seaport, Philadelphia, PA: Each pass admits 2 adults & 4 kids.
Insectropolis Bug Museum, Toms River, NJ: Each pass admits 2. 2 passes
NJ State Parks: Pass permits free parking to the bearer visiting state parts/forests.
Lehigh Valley Zoo: Each pass admits 3 adults and 6 kids.
Liberty Hall Museum on Kean University Campus, Elizabeth, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & 2 kids.
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & all minor children of same household.
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & up to 3 kids. 1 pass
U.S.S. Intrepid, NYC: Each pass admits 6 people. Must show MTPL library card. 1 pass
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Center, Medford, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & 3 kids.
Yogi Berra Museum, Montclair State University Campus, Montclair, NJ: Each pass admits 2 adults & 2 kids.
Discounted tickets in order to have a self-sustaining purchase program COMING SOON
American Museum of Natural History, NYC: Single-use tickets are available at the cost of $7 each (our cost). Tickets from the museum are normally priced at $27 for adults & $16 for kids. All purchases are final. Additionally, each ticket is also good for admission to your choice of: 1 special exhibition: IMAX film or Planetarium show.
Jenkinson's Aquarium, Point Pleasant, NJ: Single-use tickets are available at the cost of $5 each (our cost). Tickets from the museum are normally priced at $11/adults & $7/kids. All purchases are final.
THE FOLLOWING TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED DIRECTLY WITH OUR LIBRARY DISCOUNT CODE
Crayola Experience: Easton, PA
Diggerland:West Berlin, NJ
Sahara Sam’s Oasis:West Berlin, NJ
MUSEUM PASSES FAQ
Who can check out a museum pass?
All Middletown Public Library cardholders, in good standing, are eligible to check out one museum pass per card.
Where can I pick up a museum pass?
Museum passes must be picked up & returned only at Circulation.
Can I reserve a museum pass for pick-up?
No. Passes are on a first come, first served basis. The passes cannot be renewed or placed on hold.
Where can I return a museum pass?
Museum passes must be returned to the Circulation desk. Please hand the plastic case directly to a staff member & be sure that the museum pass is returned with the case. If returned in the book drop, a $10 fee will be added to your account.
How long can I keep a museum pass?
A museum pass may be checked out for 3 days.
What if I don't return the pass on time?
A late fee of $5/day will apply with a maximum late fine of $50. After 10 days late, the full replacement cost of the pass will be charged to user's account. There will be a $5 fee for lost/damaged case &/or lanyard. Replacement fee for each museum pass varies, depending on the museum.
The museum pass program is made possible thanks to the generosity of Joan and Robert Rechnitz, Senator Joseph Kyrillos, Marrone Family and the Friends of the Library.